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Sacred Heart Cathedral (Katedrala Srca Isusova). It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07.
Main entrance to Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07.
Tombs of Gazi Husrev Bey and Gazi Murat Bey in the western part of courtyard of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. The larger tomb belongs to Gazi Husrev Bey and the smaller one to Gazi Murat Bey. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015 May 07.
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Careva Džamija (Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built in 1457 after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror of...
Ottoman Cemetery. Veliki Park, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16.
Minaret of Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Careva Džamija (Hünkâr Camii) is an important landmark in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, being the first mosque to be built in 1457 after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. It is the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in the classical Ottoman style of the era. It was built by one Isaković-Hranušić who dedicated it to the Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror, the conqueror...
View from Hills. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 08.
Muqarnas from the entrance of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 10.
The ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
Ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
The ablution fountain. Gazi Husrev-begova Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12.
Zgrada Papagajka (Parrot Building). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 13. Zgrada Papagajka (Parrot Building) located near Ćumurija bridge. Papagajka has an eclectic mix of communist era styles, and it is the last form of Yugoslav architecture.
Route 1 Željeznička stanica - Baščaršija tram approaching to Baščaršija. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16.
Emperor's Mosque (Careva Džamija, Hünkâr Camii). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. 
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Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. The Cathedral Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos (Saborna Crkva Rođenja Presvete Bogorodice) is the largest Serbian Orthodox church in Sarajevo and one of the largest in the Balkans. It was erected at the request of the Orthodox parish of Sarajevo between 1863 and 1868. The church is constructed as a three-section basilica inscribed in a cross-shaped plan, and has five domes.
The ablution fountain in the courtyard of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 17.
Baščaršija. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 18. Baščaršija is Sarajevo's old bazaar and the historical and cultural center of the city. Baščaršija was built in the 15th century when Isa-Beg Isaković founded the town. The word Baščaršija derives from the Turkish language. The word "baš" which is "baş" in Turkish literally means "head", in some contexts however also "primary", "main", "capital" and "čaršija" which is ...
Clock Tower (Sahat Kula)of Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 21.
General view of Sacred Heart Cathedral. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 22. It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889.
Close view of Sacred Heart Cathedral. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 22. It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889.
Sacred Heart Cathedral (Katedrala Srca Isusova). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 22. It is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The building is in the Neo-Gothic style, with Romanesque Revival elements; architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris. Work began on 25 August 1884, and was completed in August 1889.
Latin Bridge (Latinska Ćuprija) over Miljacka River. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 13. It is a historic Ottoman bridge. The northern end of the bridge was the site of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by Gavrilo Princip in 1914, which became a casus belli of World War I.
View of Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge and Mosque of Vekil Harč (Hadžijska Džamija). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge and Mosque of Vekil Harč (Hadžijska Džamija). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16. Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge (Šeher-Ćehajina ćuprija) is a bridge which crosses the River Miljacka in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the Ottoman rule, 13 bridges were built in Sarajevo. One of the most impressive ones is Šeher Ćehaja Bridge. It was built in 1585/1586.
A Martyr's tombstone. Martyrs' Memorial Cemetery Kovači. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 10. The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare. Sarajevo was besieged from 5 April 1992 to 29 February 1996. A total of 13,952 people were killed during the siege. The siege lasted three times longer than the Battle of Stalingrad and more than a year longer than the Siege of Leningrad.
The eternal flame (Vječna  Vatra). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12. The eternal flame (Vječna Vatra) is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The memorial is located in the center of Sarajevo at the corner the Marshall Tito street and the main Sarajevo pedestrian street, Ferhadija.
Vječna Vatra (eternal flame). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 12. Vječna Vatra (eternal flame) is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The memorial is located in the center of Sarajevo at the corner the Marshall Tito street and the main Sarajevo pedestrian street, Ferhadija.
Route 3, Ilidža - Baščaršija trolley passing Marshal Tito Street after looping anticlockwise around Baščaršija. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 10.
The place where Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife on June 28, 1914. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 13. The assassination led directly to the First World War when Austria-Hungary subsequently issued an ultimatum to the Kingdom of Serbia, which was partially rejected. Austria-Hungary then declared war.
Rooftop statue. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 16.
A narrow street Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 17.
General view of the city after sunset. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 18.
General view of the city just before the rain. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2011 July 05.
Sahat Kula (Clock Tower) and Minaret of Gazi Husrev Bey (Gazi Husrev Begova) Mosque. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 04.
Clock Tower (Sahat Kula) of Gazi Husrev Bey (Gazi Husrev Begova) Mosque in Bascarsija.Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 04.
Maršala Tita (Marshal Josip Broz Tito) street. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 04.
Marshal Tito (Josip Broz Tito) street. Sarajevo, Bosnia. 2011 July 04.